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whos who, Module 1 Vocab.

1) Executive producer- Anexecutiveproduceristhehead


producerwhooverseesthecreationofafilm,televisionshow,radiobroadcast,music
albumortheaterperformance.
2) Producer- Apersonresponsibleforthefinancialandmanagerialaspectsof
makingofamovieorbroadcastorforstagingaplay,opera,etc.

3) screenwriter- Apersonwhowritesascreenplay.

4) Unit Production Manager- Unitproduction


manager(UPM)istheDirectorsGuildofAmericaapprovedtitleforthetopbelowtheline
staffpositionresponsiblefortheadministrationofafeaturefilmorTVproduction.

5) Director- Apersonwhosupervisestheactors,cameracrew,andotherstaff
foramovie,play,televisionprogram,orsimilarproduction.

6) 1st AD- The1stassistantdirectorworkswithboththeproductionmanager


andthedirectortomaketheshootingscheduleefficientaspossible.

7) 2nd AD- TheSecondAssistantDirector(Secondor2AD)createsthedailycall


sheetsfromtheproductionschedule,incooperationwiththeproductioncoordinator.
8) Casting Director- thepersonresponsibleforassigningrolesina
movie,play,orotherproduction.
9) Script Supervisor- Ascriptsupervisor(alsocalledcontinuity
supervisor)isamemberofafilmcrewresponsibleformaintainingthemotionpicture's
internalcontinuityandforrecordingtheproductionunit'sdailyprogressinshootingthe
film'sscreenplay.
10) Director of photography- thepersonwhois
responsibleforalloperationsconcerningcameraworkandlightingduringtheproduction
ofafilm.

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11) Camera operator/videographer- Inthis
setting,acameraoperatorispartofafilmcrewconsistingofthe
directorofphotographyandoneormorecameraassistants.

12) 1st AC- The1stAssistantCamerapersonisinchargeofmeasuringandpulling


focusduringfilming.

13) 2nd AC- The2ndAssistantCamerapersonisprimarilyresponsiblefor


loadingandunloadingthenewrollsoffilmintothedifferentmagazines,aswellas
maintainingandfillingoutallthecamerareportsforthefilmlab.

14) Sound Mixer- amixingconsole,oraudiomixer,alsocalledasound


board,mixingdesk,audioproductionconsole,ormixerisanelectronicdeviceforcombining,
routing,andchangingthelevel,timbreand/ordynamicsofaudiosignals.

15) Boom Operator- Aboomoperatorisanassistantof


theproductionsoundmixer.

16) Production Designer- ProductionDesignersarethe


visualartistsandstorytellers,who,inconsultationprimarilywiththedirector,createand
developtheoveralllook,atmosphereandemotionthatmovethestory.

17) Art director- Artdirectoristhetitleforavarietyofsimilarjob


functionsintheater,advertising,marketing,publishing,filmandtelevision,theInternet,and
videogames.

18) Set dresser- Setdressersarrangeobjectsonafilmsetbefore


shooting.

whos who, Module 1 Vocab.


19) Props Master- Thepropertymasterisanartisticandorganizational
employeeinafilm,televisionortheatricalproductionwhoisresponsibleforpurchasing,
acquiringand/ormanufacturinganypropsneededforaproduction.

20) Gaffer- thechiefelectricianinamotionpictureortelevisionproductionunit.

21) Best Boy Electrician- Bestboysareresponsibleforthe


daytodayoperationofthelightingorgripdepartment.

22) Key Grip- thepersoninafilmcrewwhoisinchargeofthecamera


equipment.

23) dolly Grip- thedollygripisadedicatedtechniciantrainedtooperate


thecameradolly.

24) Special Effects Artist- A special effects artist works to


create realistic and imaginative scenes for mediums such as theater, television, movies
and the Internet.

25) visual Effects Artist- Visualeffectsartistsand


supervisorscreatespecialeffects,animationanddovisualcleanupforfeaturefilmsand
commercials.

26) Editor- apersonwhoisinchargeofanddeterminesthefinalcontentofatext,


particularlyanewspaperormagazine.

27) Production Manager- TheProductionManagerofabandis


inchargeofthetechnicalcrew.

28) Sound Recordist- Memberofthesoundcrewresponsiblefor


operatingtheaudiorecordingequipmentonaset.

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29) Make-Up/Costume- Acostumedesignerisa
personwhodesignscostumesforafilmorstageproduction.